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January 5, 2004

UCSC in the News

Daily Variety announced that associate professor of film and digital media Shelley Stamp was selected as a 2003 Academy Film Scholar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. The Santa Cruz Sentinel published a feature article about Stamp’s research on silent film director Lois Weber.

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Marine ecologist Jim Estes was quoted in a story in the Monterey County Herald about a bill that would fund efforts to save California sea otters. Estes and marine mammal physiologist Terrie Williams were also featured in an article in the Anchorage Daily News about their investigations of predation by killer whales on other marine mammals in Alaska.

Robert Coe, professor of Earth sciences, was featured in stories about the weakening of the Earth's magnetic field that appeared in New Scientist magazine, Science Net Daily online, and the San Jose Mercury News, Detroit Free Press, and Duluth News Tribune.

Tennessee’s Daily Times quoted American studies professor Dana Frank in an article about buying American products.

An article in the San Francisco Chronicle about a plan to preserve tide pools at Moss Beach included quotes from Peter Raimondi, professor of ecology and evolutionary biology.

The Los Angeles Times reported on a high profile decision by L.A. Superior Court judge Allan Goodman, a UCSC Foundation trustee and UCSC alumnus, in which he tossed out an invasion-of-privacy lawsuit by Barbra Streisand against an environmental activist who has posted aerial photos of the California coastline on the web.

The Santa Cruz Sentinel announced that history professor Gail Hershatter received the 2003 John Dizikes Teaching Award in Humanities.

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